Charles Leclerc tipped to be next shooting star of F1 | Giles Richards

The 19-year-old Monégasque tests with Ferrari next week after dominating the Formula Two season, setting seven consecutive poles from the first seven races

Making it to Formula One is a difficult business and the dream of reaching the rarefied heights of motor sport’s ladder is so often unfulfilled. But sometimes talent will out and in the case of Charles Leclerc it seems a matter of when, not if, the young driver will join the elite.

After this weekend’s race at the Hungaroring the 19-year-old Leclerc will test for Ferrari here. His time in an F1 car will be closely observed such has been his rise through the junior formulas and, this season, Formula Two in which he has laid down a marker as a star of the future.

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